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Bobby B. | Elance
 
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Bobby B.

Achieving the nearly impossible
   United States
Pearland

Overview

Since 1983, I have strived to exceed my customers' expectations by creating user-friendly, fault-tolerant, maintainable, and extensible software systems. From tiny microcontrollers to modest server farms, I have designed and developed software for a variety of purposes. I am internally motivated and work well alone, or in teams. Most of my experience is in fast-paced start-ups, where individual productivity directly affects the bottom line.

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Service Description

Years of Software Development Experience: 24
Incorporated in Texas 1998

Over the years I have accumulated a variety of specialties and software development interests. I welcome the opportunity to work in unfamiliar industries, and with new tools and software engineering techniques. These provide an environment to challenge my ability to solve real-world engineering problems. This stirs my interest and passion to achieve the (nearly) impossible with software and hardware. I enjoy exceeding the expectations of my customer.


-- Servers, 8 Years
I have a specific interest and passion in designing and constructing reliable, efficient, and extensible server processes. The opportunity came to me at SimDesk, Unisys, and Behavioral Recognition Systems. I also have experience debugging, functional testing, and stress testing server processes. The design of each server reflects the unique combination of requirements and constraints of the businesses that needed them. Some of my designs were monolithic, while others were multithreaded, multiprocessed, or distributed across small server farms. Some servers required secure public communications, which was accomplished with OpenSSL. I believe that simpler designs are usually better in many respects. Depending on the availability of resources, I may choose to focus some effort on the efficient use of TCP or UDP packets to reduce the amount of network traffic, or I may focus effort to reduce the number of required context switches per...

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Education

Sam Houston State University
Bachelor of Science in Computing Science
1985 - 1989
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C++
Unix
VB
Windows
SQL
Embedded Systems
Network
GUI
GIS
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